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    November 2, 2012
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morning. 30s and 40s out there under mostly cloudy sky this is morning. in fact cloudy in many areas, 44 at reagan national. 51 by noon. the clouds around this morning and we expect more sun this afternoon but also more wind. disturbance coming through producing the clouds and will kick up the winds out of the northwest and could gust to 20 miles an hour at timing this afternoon and we can -- times this afternoon and we can track the disturbance into west virginia and into western maryland now with rain and mountain snow showers. they had ton of snow. garrett county more than 2 feet of snow from sandy and you saw earlier the red cross is sending out trucks to help with the relief effort. culpeper is 42. annapolis at 45. on the flip side mid 40s there by the way and 40 leesburg. you'll need the jackets and gloves this morning. jackets and sunglasses this afternoon with highs near 50 in the shenandoah valley. to about 54 here in washington. let's go over to monika. it is 6:00 a.m. volume is up? yep. >> problems yet?
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>> volumes are up. i'm really happy to say that it is just volume and just good news after such a rough week. on the inbound side of i-66 a trash truck fire. everyone wants to receive what's going on. 37 miles an hour through that area out of manassas into centrevillement then the pace picks up as you head for vienna. fairfax and the beltway. let's take you over to a live picture in that area. actually no, to northbound 395. inbound 66 at sudley street. no problems as i said. just slowing down but all of the lanes are open. back over to our maps, and this time we're going to head over to the other side. route 4, route 5, route 301 looking great heading for the beltway. oxon hill. wilson bridge and a live look outside one more time. this time we're taking a look heading across the potomac river from st. barn bus road you will be joust fine. back with traffic coming up again at 6:1. back to you guys. we have an update to the breaking news out of fauquier county. virginia. >> as we told you 30 minutes
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ago authorities are investigating an officer- involved shooting an tacketts mill road in stafford. police were initially called out for a car accident. something led them to a home on tacketts mill road and police officers were called in to help and investigators say at some point a situation escalated and shots were fired. we are told it is a 17-year-old male who was shot and killed. police are still working to confirm all of this information right now. it is not clear if it was a stafford or a fauquier county officer involved in this shooting. we'll have more information as soon as it becomes available. well, back to storm sandy, the long road to recovery from this superstorm meant a long wait on thursday for new york commuters and they faced a choice of standing in line for buses, or trying to get to work on their own. >> new york city crews are working to get all subway tracks clear and more trains running. there's plenty of gasoline, in the superstorm battered northeast just not at the gas stations.
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drivers in new york and new jersey have been waiting in long lines upwards of two hours to fill up while millions of gallons of gasoline it is at the ready in storage tankers and pipelines. >> help is on the way. kristin fisher is out at national harbor where virginia power is getting ready to send over 1,000 skilled workers to assist up north. good morning kristin. >> reporter: good morning. to be exact we're talking about 1500 skilled workers from dominion virginia power. some of the crews have just started showing up after catching up on much-needed sleep. in just little over an hour they're going to be hitting the road and heading to the areas after superstorm sandy. we're talking about new york and of course the new jersey coast. now in new jersey, what we're talking about here's the latest numbers. 1.7million people in new jersey still without power. that number is down about a million so power crews are making some progress. but not fast enough.
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yesterday governor chris christie said getting them back on the grid is priority number one. >> we're in a triage and attack phase now of the storm. so we can restore power, reopen schools, prepublic transportation back online and allow people to return to their homes if they've been displaced. >> reporter: now for people no new york trying to go back to work two big challenges. first gas, no power, means most gas pumps don't work and the stations that to have power have lines that stretch for miles long. then once they can get gas their second challenge is having enough people in their car to enter new york city. since most mass transit is down, most cars are turned away with less than three people in it. that of course won't apply to the trucks that will heading in from virginia just a little bit later this morning. coming up in half an hour at 6:30 i will be talking with a spokeswoman from dominion virginia power and she says that this is the largest relief
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operation that their company has ever done. 1500 people that they'll be sending that way since most of the power in our area is back restored and they are packed up prepared to stay in the new york, new jersey area for at least the next two weeks. more coming up at 6:30. back to you. >> thanks kristin and they are definitely needed up there. the red cross is also sending people to the regions affected this morning. they are staging at the regional disaster coordination center in fairfax and they're going to west virginia. this is a live picture now of their deployment. west virginia residents suffered massive power outages from sandy but it was snowfall that was the issue there. part of the region received more than 3 feet of snow. if you go a little bit further east in garrett county, maryland, residents are during out after debt -- digging out after getting more than 2 feet of snow there. it knocked out power to thousands of families still in the dark this morning. governor o'malley toured the county thursday can he is promising to mobilize all of the resources necessary to help those in need and get the
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lights back on. between the dominion virginia and pepco report fewer than ten customers out of power in the washington area. and bge is close to restoring power to all of the d.c. regional customers, we just checked with bge, it is now reporting -- after wild chase including explosions, the man wanted for attempted murder in connection with three pipe bombings in northern virginia was taken into custody yesterday afternoon. but lawrence stewart ii was not where atf officials expected to find him. stewart was arrested near belt, montana east of great falls. authorities say he threw pipe bombs at them from his vehicle which led them on a car chase. a local police officer is now been charged trying to murder a man he was arresting.
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prosecutors say in september johnnie riley a sergeant with district heights, maryland police department arrested a man suspected of stealing a motorcycle. well, the suspect who was in handcuffs at the time ended up escaping custody and started running down the street. now prosecutors say the officer riley abused his authority by shooting the man in the back. as he was trying to escape. today former penn state president graham spanier will be in court. prosecutors say he was part of a conspiracy to cover-up sex crimes of assistant football coach jerry sandusky for years. spanier is charged with five counts they include perjury, obstruction of justice, endangering the welfare of children, conspiracy and failure to report suspected child abuse. two others are facing the same charges, jerry sandusky was convicted of abusing ten boys over a 15 year time span. prosecutors say the three administrators knew of about at least two of the assaults. the time right now is 6:07
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and i am watching your money. new york an -- area weather anchors and meteorologists rang the closing bell yesterdays as wall street continues to -- yesterday at wall street continues to recover from a two day suspension since superstorm sandy. that hasn't happened since 1888. stocks way up. that follows positive reports on manufacturing and consumer confidence as well as jobs. the gains are a prelude to the government's monthly jobs report which will be released before the opening bell this morning. according to adp. yesterday private employers added 158,000 jobs in october. that beat economists' forecasts by 15,000 positions. the labor department says first time unemployment claims fell by 9,000 last week to 363,000. but more than three million americans continued filing for unemployment benefits last week. again, the government releases its official monthly jobs
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report this morning, last major jobs report before the polls. starbucks says its sales grew and that dividends are going up too. the company says existing stores saw a 6% increase in sales and it increased the dividends to 21 cents a share from 17 cents. this is good news. the company is attributing the results to the sluggish global economy. next year they plan to open 600 new stores. this in the asia pacific region and just last month the company opened its first location in india. and during the recession, that's about how many stores they closed about 600. i wonder how that juice business is doing? >> i have not heard updates on that. >> search for that. cool. well, sandy caused a lot of devastation and there are people all over the coast who need your help. >> and here at wusa9 we are donating $1 to the american red cross, sandy relief fund, for every one of you who "like" us on facebook. it's a quick simple way you can help out. just click on like and we'll send a buck. keep it here with 9news now.
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welcome back. southbound 95 or northbound 95, you have initially got delays as you leave the occoquan river through woodbridge and then again from lorton up to springfield. at least the lanes are open from 395 where it's beginning to bunch up as well from duke street to seminary road.
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back to you howard. thanks. you know you want to start your day off right with a heart healthy breakfast. it's really very critical to what you do. the chef is from sedexo and we're here because the heart walk is coming up a week if saturday. and chef wean what. the new supergrain here? >> it's full of ame know acids and proteins. ecuador. >> i've heard of it here in the last couple of years but this is something you can get in any store here. >> readily in most grocery stores. >> we have the heart healthy cupcakes you're making? >> these are little muffins and we're taking the quinoa which cooks like rice. one to two ratio of water to grin. you have to wash it a few times and then cook it and cook it for about 15, 18 minutes.
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it's -- they sprout up. and they're ready to you know -- >> you boil it? okay. >> and simmer it for about 18, 20 minutes. and then you have the ingredients to be used as cheddar cheese. >> okay, yeah keep talking chef. >> ham, garlic, we have a couple of aromatic basil and thyme. we have green onion, zucchini and then we have cheese, he has door and parmesan cheese. we fold all of o them together. mix all of them together and then you put it into muffin tins. and bake it for 15 to 18 minutes. >> we have less than a minute now chef. you have everything in the pan here i see. >> what i've deaf done -- what i did was i have these grains and what i do is i add the rest of the ingredients, which is
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the ham, the cheese, the teaspoon of garlic. >> a little bit healthier than going up to the fast food restaurant and getting your -- >> this is about 150-calories for three muffins and they're -- and then fresh thyme. and they're very you know, flavorful. you can make it ahead of time. >> little salt and pep. for taste right? >> right. then you add zucchini to it. so you have the vegetables for the day. and then four eggs. >> now you've got the finished product in the oven here once you bake it right? >> yeah. so you take the four eggs, and you mix it all together. you scoop it out. about an ounce per cup. per muffin. >> do you eat this as breakfast or side? >> you can eat this as breakfast, three of them or a side later on as an appetizer. because they're very flavorful.
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you spray your pan and you use a scoop. and you scoop out -- one scoop at a time into the muffin tins. and scoop all of them place it in the -- place it in the oven. >> due to the magic of tv we're going to show you the final product and then i'm going to get to weather here. you have it out already. >> i have put it -- >> that looks nice. >> they come out. and -- what you do is one important thing is if it's not fully cooked they won't come out. so you use a little paring knife and you run the knife around. >> that's fully cooked obviously. since they're separating. then -- >> then you just take them out. and serve them. >> oh. all right. who's the senior -- you're the senior manager of culinary development over there. >> yes, i do all the work for the health care divisions. >> at the heart walk with me on saturday, that would be november 10th at nationals park. chef, thanks for come manager and we'll have -- coming in and we'll have recipe on wusa9.com. i got to run chef.
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>> thank you. >> thank you. we'll see you around. saturday, november 10th. hey weather wise let's talk about the bus stop forecast. because temperatures are on the chilly side this morning. 30s and 40s there. we've got mostly cloudy skies. so you're going to need to bundle up. the day planner expecting more sunshine as we head into the afternoon with temperatures running into the low, maybe the mid 50s depending on how quickly the sun returns and the winds could gust at times over 20 miles an hour. tonight will be dipping into the 40s so high school football games with a west wind at 10 it will feel more like the lower 40s and maybe the heavier jackets for you, little disturbance coming through here southwestern pennsylvania. western maryland with some rain and snow showers. throwing some clouds our way. a few returns here from martinsburg back up to 70 to hancock and garrett county. probably falling in the form of light snow showers. quick look at temperatures this morning. 37 in reston. ashburn is 49. it is 39 in college park and bowie and andrews 41 degrees. as we look at the forecast,
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going to be a decent weekend. temperatures will be in the 50s today. 54 this afternoon. breezy, more sun this afternoon. more clouds this morning. but i think any rain or snow showers stay in the mountains. tomorrow, we start in the 30s near 40 in town. if you're going down early to see topper at the autism speaks now walk, bundle up for 40s and should be sunny. 53. little breezy too. sunday a cool day. 52. this is the weekend the clocks go back. please check your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide batteries while you're at it. looking good through tuesday and then potentially a storm up the coast on wednesday with some rain and a little wind but no this will be nothing like sandy. more of a typical late fall storm come up the coast. monika samtani at 6:18. happy friday. yes, music to our ears isn't it? happy friday everybody. you've got the volume but no big problems to report. and i'm happy so they that for
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example for you're heading southbound on i-270 about 31 miles an hour. this stretch from frederick off and on heading for 109 and 121, and then we'll take a live look a little further south. southbound 270 here at falls road looks great. all of these people coming down to the point where the lanes divide moving well this morning and down to the american legion bridge. this time to the northbound side of i-95. initial delays as you try to leave dale city toward woodbridge and then again up in springfield. live to the 14th street bridge further north, you've got the brake lights through landmark and then just across the bridge span. we'll be back with more traffic coming up at 6:-- little further at about 6:25. back to you guys. thanks monika. time for another look at the question of the day. it is -- >> one of the responses from our facebook fan page comes from mo santana --
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well we'll have more of your responses, the correct answer in 30 minutes. keep it here.
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welcome back. 6:23. your weather first, bundle up this morning, we have 30s and low 40s out there. not too windy now but the winds are going to kick up becoming a bring sieve day and if you want some sunshine you may have to wait until the afternoon. but the sun will return later on. here's the day planner, we start with cloudy skies for the most part. with temperatures in the mid 40s by 9:00. low 50s by noon. 3:00 53. with those winds starting to kick up this afternoon northwest 10 to 20 and a drive home temperature right at 50 degrees. good morning everybody. college basketball season is here. the hoyas they play on an aircraft carrier next week against florida. the terps play the defending national champion kentucky in brooklyn. but tonight, their season begins in college park.
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the maryland terrapins host indiana university in their only exhibition game of the preseason. and there'll be some familiar faces. the terps return four starters to the lineup. to go along with a nationally ranked recruiting class something the head coach is excited the debut. >> our talent level is different. absolutely, we're digger, stronger, faster, deeper. you'll see that tomorrow night. and i expect a -- and some college football last night. logan thomas and the virginia tech hokies facing miami. second quarter tech down 11. nobody touches him. 73 yards for the touchdown passing michael vick for third all time in hokie qb touchdown rushes. the canes just too much for the hokies last night. dukes johnson scores from 7 yards out. virginia tech loses 30-12. and 48 hours after winning his first golden glove award. adam laroche told the nationals show me the money.
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laroche denied his contractual option for 2013 and now a free agent. he can start talking with other teams starting on saturday. sean burnett is also a free agent. that's a quick look at sports this morning, i'm kristen berset. have a great friday. disgusting. >> all right. some clouds this morning. howard is coming up next though. when the sun is going to be here and it's pretty soon. your weekend is looking pretty good. more on that plus thousands of people deploy to head up north to new york and new jersey to help people recover from superstorm sandy. we'll be right back.
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friday's here and that's a good thing, 6:29 on this nose. this is the place you can always get your weather first. a live look at the u.s. capitol this morning. the sun is not going to be up for yet another hour plus. but as you look outside and peek your nose out. mid 40s and maybe a little cooler depending on where you're getting up this morning. >> definitely want a coat this morning. i'm jessica doyle. >> and i'm mike hydeck, andrea roane is off this morning. meteorologist howard bernstein is live on the weather terrace sampling things, he's got the glove osen. morning howard. >> low to mid-30s in the suburbs and skies mostly cloudy. there are breaks and a couple of stars upstairs as we go there. and little birdie joining me in the distance, that's got my eye. here's a look at the day planner, the temperatures here that are going to be climbing into the 40s here shortly. they're in the 40s now and upper 40s by 11:00. by 1:00 52 and as we head to 3:00, 53 degrees. look at those wind though
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kicking up out of the northwest 13, 14, 15 miles an hour at times busting 20 -- gusting 20 to 25 miles an hour. and you can see that the clouds have been coming in. here's the capitol there tough to see the clouds obviously right now but the clouds have been coming in on our satellite and radar with a few rain and snow showers up in the mountains of southwestern pennsylvania and western virginia and maryland. i think most of the moisture is going to stay west of us, more sunshine this afternoon. quick look at temperatures before we go. down to 30 in culpeper and 38 leesburg but it's warm as 46. thank you chesapeake bay. in cambridge. next time we see you we'll talk the seven day forecast. right now monika with timesaver traffic. thank you howard. good morning everybody. i'm happy to say that things are still looking pretty good. although you have one issue that was marked penn line 407 is running 12 to 15 minutes late. remember that for your travel plans. southbound 270 a delay right now about 16 miles an hour as you leave frederick down to 109 and 121. you can see the red here on the
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graphic. a live look outside and show you what it looks like a little further south once you're at falls road actually just fine down to the point where the lanes divide. back to the maps this time to bw parkway and route 350 inside the beltway in cheverly. it's enolasessing into the northeast area, no -- normal squeezing into the northeast area. a live look there and if you're planning to head at st. barn bus road this is what it looks like for you. a quick live look at the northbound side of 395. this is edsall road from our sky 9. back with more coming up at 6:43. back to you guys. time now for the partners at "cbs this morning," they are continuing to cover the victims of hurricane sandy. >> that's right. joining us this morning from washington norah o'donnell. what do you have coming up? >> hey, good morning to you mike and jessica. you know there's anger and frustration growing for storm victims facing days without power and hours waiting for gas and what from are calling the
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mother of all gridlock. it's a mess, plus, inside delta's war room. the airline's secret weapon, how they're working to get the plane back in the air. and then also i don't know you heard about the story but now the urgent search for two highly trained intelligence officers from afghanistan who've now disappeared here in washington. jon miller is on the mystery, he's also going to update us on that story. but that secret service agent who was assigned to the president's detail who has apparently committed suicide. all coming up at 7:00. >> wow. >> interesting story. >> yes. bunch of interesting stories. thanks. and the death toll continues to rise. hurricane sandy is now up to 90 people. the road to recovery after the superstorm is a long one especially in new york and new jersey. >> kristin fisher is lye from national harbor, dominion virginia power is there getting ready to deploy about 1500 workers to new jersey o help in the recovery. good morning to you kristin. >> reporter: that's right.
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good morning, about 350 of the trucks will be rolling out of here in just a little over an hour, and in total deminon is going to be sending 200 trucks up to new york, new jersey, and as you said jessica, that's about 1500 skilled workers. with dominion, joining me now miss anderson a spokeswoman for dominion power. can you begin to put into words how much -- how many resources and how manpower you guys -- how much manpower you guys are going to be sending up? >> they're going to be working hard and they need the skilled workers who are going to be able to put in some long hours. and we are up for that challenge. many, many times before, we've been assisted and now it's you the urn to assist -- our turn to assist. about 1500 people will be going up. these are line workers and people who are going to be helping with patrols. these are people who are going to be helping with logistics so all sorts of workers that know what they're doing. that have done a lot of this
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kind of work before. so we're just a part of you know, this is a nationwide effort by utilities to bring people up to help. there's a lot of work that's going to have to be done up there. >> reporter: i think everyone in the virginia area wants to help out our fellow americans in new york and new jersey as much as possible. but we still have a pow outages here and who knows what could happen in the days and weeks to come. would this at all affect our power situation here in virginia and the greater washington area? >> we would never put our -- our own customers in a situation where we couldn't restore power to them. we have been able to restore power to all the customers affected by the hurricane. and now, we're going to be sending crews up north. we are also going to keep crews here that are going to be able to help with new outages, the day the day outages that we have. so our customers here in virginia never need to worry that we're going to leave them stranded. we still have their back. >> reporter: thank you so much. and we were never really worried about it but has to ask that question. i think everybody here at
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channel 9 felt pretty tired after working long week and long hours but the guys here have been working even longer hours and even harder and now here they go hitting the road. their bags are packed for at least to more weeks and the hardest hit areas. after hurricane sandy. so you got to -- send your hats off to all the crews heading up to the areas this morning. back to you. >> thank you kristin. good news on outages to report for you. dominion virginia is reporting -- bge is close to restoring power to all of its d.c. regional customers, bge reports -- well, dominion, bge and other utility companies are getting the last customers restored. pepco was one of the first to complete all of its restoration work from sandy. of course pepco as we well know has been highly criticized in
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the past for its reliant. only our chin -- reliability. only our surae chinn was invited. >> reporter: we were the only outside camera crew invited when the energy secretary thanked the linemen, and for the first time in recent history, the utility company is being praised, not criticized. >> we finished our clean-up and restation yesterday. >> reporter: steven chu is giving the unchaining heroes credit for a job well done. lineman don gala -- >> thank you. >> reporter: has been restoring power to customers for nearly 30 years. >> it's just like anybody else. if you show me a little respect i'll go a mile for you. >> reporter: he appreciates the recognition. >> oh man, the certain storm we had. i've been here going on 29 years and it was hard. >> reporter: at the height of superstorm sandy, 44,000 customers were impacted. that was a quarter of dominion power and bge outages. >> it is a change. it's a welcome change. >> reporter: pepco regional president thomas graham says it
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was a little bit of luck and a lot of preparation. >> feels good but there's also the reality that a lot of customers in other parts of the country are suffering right now. >> reporter: pepco has been the most highly criticized utility even dubbed the most hated company in the nation. has pepco turned a corner? >> you know, the -- that question is better served to those who judge us. >> reporter: how do you think they did this time? >> we were very surprised. but they did much better. they were actually trying to trim some barrages. >> prior to -- right before the storm hit us. and i was impressed to hear that. >> reporter: for a brief moment. they allowed themselves to celebrate. but only for a moment. before don gala heads back out. in rockville, maryland, surae chinn, 9news now. >> even one of pepco's biggest critics says it did a food job. roger bellinger telling 9news now you can thank the prep work
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and the fact we didn't bear the brunt of the storm. he says that will go a long way to rebuilding goodwill among its customers. new jersey election officials say military trucks are going to be used as election polling stations in communities that were batrd by the superstorm sandy. the trucks are going to be parked at polling police stations which don't have power. -- places which don't have power. also exit woulding the deadline for -- extending the deadline for mail-in ballots, they need to be in the mail no later than closing time at the polls on tuesday. some sat in line for 15 to 20 minutes or so and others even as long as a few hours. early voting hours in maryland have been extended through today. the centers will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. the time right now is 6:38 and i am watching your money. despite sandy, 1.1 million vehicles were sold in october in the u.s.. this is an increase of 6.9%. plus, the destruction of thousands of cars, well that could lead to a sales boost in
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the coming months. for those who've returned to their storm damaged neighborhoods to find their cars flooded out, or buried. general motors and nissan as well as infiniti are offering special incentives and discounts on new vehicles. the rumors about a pending retirement for 67-year-old ceo alan mullaly has been put to rest. ford announced he will be staying on the job through at least 2014. on the news ford shares rose in early trading and he has been widely credited with helping the nation's number two automaker avoid bankruptcies and didn't take a bailout. according to analysts his likely successor is mark fields, his promotion to the coo role was also just announced. ford says fields will be taking over the day-to-day decision making. george lucas is donating the majority of the $4 billion sale of lucas films to disney to improving education. lucas made the announcement thursday in anticipation of this deal.
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after devoting his time and money to the company for 41 years, he says he's ready for the opportunity to put those efforts into philanthropy. this comes after a promise lucas made back in 2010 that he would dedicate his wealth to improving education good for him. >> love to hear that. that's terrific. to see a cool schools in your future george. >> there go. and here's some more good news, you can help the victims of hurricane sandy just by going to our facebook page. >> uh-huh. right here at wusa9, we are donating $1 to the american red cross sandy relief funnel for every one of you who "like" us on facebook. it's very quick. you click, we send a buck. stay right here with 9news now. we will be right back.
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lots of 4s, 6:44 and 44 degrees, welcome back. monika here with timesaver traffic. and in stafford route 10:00 is closed with police activity. you've also got delays unmark
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penn line 407. heading out to 66, on the inbound side your initial delay coming into centreville about 38 miles an hour and then look at that delay in fairfax. 16 miles an hour as you approach nutley street and beyond. a disabled vehicle was moved. you're good to go there. in fact a live look from sky 9 and just the slow traffic. tall lanes are open and looking good overall on the inbound side of i-66. back to the maps this time to the knot side of town. on the outer loop the slowdown right here leaving college park into silver spring. but all your lanes are open. and one more last live look outside. this time here at new hampshire avenue. that's where your brake lights begin heading to georgia avenue this morning. i'll be back with more and a look at the big picture after 6:58. back to you guys. all right, thanks monika. 6:45 now. that meanst it's big weather time. the weekend is almost here. >> yeah. sunshine is coming back. going to be on the cool side. our highs should be in the low 60s and we're going to be in the low to maybe mid 50s. running below normal thanks to sandy still keeping the cool
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air around. this weekend also as we fall back with the clocks please check out the poke detector batteries, it can make such a difference if you ever need that. i hear too many stories want folks who had nonworking smoke detectors when the fire hit and you know the rest. weather wise bus stop forecast and just chilly conditions this morning under mostly cloudy skies. . thes running in the 30s and -- temperatures running in the 30s and 40s. look at the sunrise 7:37. on monday our sunrise will be closer to about 6:42 or so. looking east here in tysons corner, traffic flowing and still not even seeing the brightness in the eastern sky due to the cloud cover with more sun expected the afternoon. 51 by noon as the winds start to kick up later this morning and they'll be out of the northwest gusting 20 that 25. that high about 54 and then falling into the 30s tonight. clouds, you can see how they've increased. we had clear for a while and
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now become mostly cloudy to overcast. a few rain and snow showers here well to the north and west. we're seeing them in garrett county to kaiser, west virginia. and a few of them scattered along the potomac here and looking at -- north of martinsburg and just coming in towards southern frederick county. might see a couple of sprinkles there. that's about it. temperatures, they've fallen, a lot out to the west. that's some holes here and temperature of 32 in culpeper and down to 30 just a few minutes ago with winchester at 41. baltimore is 42. little bit milder around the bay with temperatures there in the mid 40s. and here in d.c., on our michael & son weather camera, it's dark and cloudty. 44 with a windchill of 40 and west southwest wind at 7 miles an hour. the clouds around this morning but look by the end of day, 5:00 more sunshine. and any showers should be offshore and looks like a pretty decent but cool weekend ahead. 54 today. breezy. tonight into the 30s. tomorrow morning, probably low to mid-40s down at the mall for the autism walk.
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there topper is going to be down there. join him. 9:00 walk at 10:00. 53 on saturday. sunday 52. actually dry through election day and looks like it will be in the mid 50s and then there could be a nor'easter coming up the coast on wednesday. with rain and a little wind. but this will not be sandy part two. no, don't even think about that. not going to be sandy but chance for some rain and wind wednesday and then thursday back to 54 degrees. mike and jess back to you. thanks howard, sandy good riddance, get out of here. >> there's some new information coming out about the september terrorist attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. that's the one that left four americans dead. the cia now says it did rush security teams in within 25 minutes of the start of the attack. which was on september 1st. that team took control of the effort to evacuate u.s. personnel but despite that effort, ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed. president barack obama just
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got a surprise endorsement from new york city mayor michael bloomberg. bloomberg is an independence, hiss endorsement online cited sandy to highlight the president's stance on climate change but he said he was disappointed in what he said were numerous policy reversals by governor mitt romney. both campaigns are visiting the battleground state of virginia through the weekend. okay, 6:49. time to answer if question of day. -- the question of the day. here's the question one more time -- >> here's a look at a response you posted on the wusa9 facebook fan page. kim thinks the answer is -- >> but again, you have to remember the percentage. it's only 45%. i would argue that personalitiage is probably higher and that the answer is indeed c., sneezing.
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45 president of us get in an accident -- 45% of us get in an accident because we were sneezing. >> who knew? >> when you needs you have to close your eyes. we've got some daily deals for you lined up. we've been combing through the day's daily deals emails and retailer websites to find you some deep discounts. these are all from offers.com. a way to get to the polls. the first deal is from zip cards offering 50% off all of its cars tuesday between the hours of 5:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. jet blue is offering free flight out of the country the your candidate doesn't win. here's what you do. go to jetblue.com/electionprotection. vote in their unofficial poll the enter and you still have to vote at a real polling location for your vote to count. and finally lululemon sponsored free yoga classes on monday. we have a list of the locations on the website. wusa9.com.
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if you have an offer you've seen or if you're a local merchant with a deal for our viewers, i would love to hear from you on facebook. the news before you go is up next.
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welcome back. 6:54. your weather first. grab a jacket. we've got 30s and 40s now. not to breezy. the skies are going to go partly cloudy to mostly cloudy this morning but more sun the afternoon with high temperatures in the low 50s for the most part. jess? thank you howard. we have more on the breaking news coming out of fauquier county. virginia. >> we now know officers from fauquier and stafford counties were called to the intersection of tacketts mill road in stafford around 4:00 a.m. for a possible dui related crash. now the investigation led officer something to go to a
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home about a half mile away. the scene at tacketts mill road. the altercation happened at some point between the suspect and officers which led to that suspect being shot and killed. right now it is not clear if it was a stafford or fauquier county officer who was involved in that shooting. we are told however it was a 17- year-old male who is the victim. police are still working to confirm a lot of this information and we'll have continuous updates later on today on and tv of course on wusa9.com. the time right now the 6:55. >> weather and traffic one more time when we come back.
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one more thing before we go. game on baby. the game's on wusa9 this weekend, baltimore is in clyde curtis granderson. the giants are -- cleveland. the giants are hosting pittsburgh in a late game. it's the game on jersey giveaway too. that's right.
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from now until the end of football season we're giving away a jersey to our facebook fans. >> tell us why you deserve the jersey on the facebook page and you will be selected to win. >> the winner will be announced on game on airing saturdays at 7:00 p.m. i think this week? >> we're giving away a ryan kerrigan 91 jersey. good luck to you fans. nice weather, we're looking at sunshine increasing this afternoon and low 50s through the weekend and just watch out for the breeze and dry through election day. clocks go back on hour. just some slow traffic. from the sky 9 on the inbound side of i-66. it's easy for me to say but at least there's nothing stopped in the roadway. that's 66 at route 50. cbs is morning is next, continuing coverage of sandy. >> we will be back in 25 minutes for another update on traffic and weather. >> remember time change. [ captions by: caption colorado, llc 800-775-7838 email: comments@captioncolorado.com